avium concentus in agris (leopold_paula_b) wrote in les_nerfs,
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Jewelled Snot

Gustave Moreau took it up with morbidity and conscious artificiality — painting in a style that Paul Gauguin called "jewelled snot".

This is from Guy Davenport's essay "The Head as Fate". Can anyone help me find the original French quote?
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